Check out the awesome UNDERTOW cover!

Welcome to the Zone.

16-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha quickly turns ugly and paranoid and violent, and Lyric’s small town transforms into a military zone with humans on one side and Alpha on the other. When Lyric is recruited to help the crown prince, a boy named Fathom, assimilate, she begins to fall for him. But their love is a dangerous one, and there are forces on both sides working to keep them apart. Only, what if the Alpha are not actually the enemy? What if they are in fact humanity’s only hope of survival? Because the real enemy is coming. And it’s more terrifying than anything the world has ever seen.

Action, suspense, and romance whirlpool dangerously in this cinematic saga, a blend of District 9 and The Outsiders.

Enjoy the beach while you still can…#undertow #wildthing

Stonesong Authors Featured on Cosmopolitan.com!

Congrats to Amy Tintera and Stephanie Diaz, who were named 2 of the 5 best Latina Young Adult authors by Cosmopolitan.com!

Sweet Paul Eat and Make Cover

Check out the cover for Sweet Paul Eat and Make: Charming Recipes and Kitchen Crafts You Will Love, by Paul Lowe! The book will come out April 1, 2014. You can pre-order the book on Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

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It began as a little blog highlighting the recipes and crafts of the Norwegian-born food and prop stylist Paul Lowe. Six years later, Sweet Paul is an online magazine followed by millions and a print quarterly sold nationwide in specialty stores. Praised by the New York Times as “ a trove of seasonal delights,” it is turning heads with its easy, elegant food and style-setting aesthetic.

Divided into Morning, Brunch, Noon, and Night, with color palettes to match, Sweet Paul Eat and Make includes breakfast dishes like Morning Biscuits with Cheddar, Dill, and Pumpkin Seeds and brunches like Smoked Salmon Hash with Scallions, Dill, and Eggs. For lunch, there’s a super-quick Risotto with Asparagus, and for dinner, Maple-Roasted Chicken and a stunning Norwegian specialty, World’s Best Cake. Rustically chic craft projects—paper flowers made out of coffee filters, a vegetable-dyed tablecloth, and a trivet from wooden clothespins—will captivate even those who are all thumbs.

Meet the Author

Paul Lowe, who was born in Oslo, has been a food and craft stylist for more than twenty years. His work has appeared in Real Simple, Parents, Better Homes and Gardens, Country Living, Good Housekeeping, Cooking Light, Food Network, and Cosmopolitan.

CONFESSIONS OF A SOCIOPATH in the Press!

CONFESSIONS OF A SOCIOPATH by M.E. Thomas is already getting some major buzz in the press! Make sure to check out these great articles from Psychology Today, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe and The New York Post!

Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen Wins IACP Award!

A huge congratulations to New York Times best selling author Deb Perelman, on winning the International Association of Culinary Professionals’ Julia Child Award for her first book, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook! 

SAVORY BITES by Hollis Wilder TEASER!

Check out the fabulous Hollis Wilder in this teaser for her new book, SAVORY BITES! Watch this great video on how easy it is to make personal pan pizza’s in a cupcake pan!

 

Meet REBOOT Author Amy Tintera!

Check out this great list of fun facts about REBOOT author Amy Tintera!

 

http://www.memyshelfandi.com/2013/03/25-things-amy-tintera.html

Agency Internship Opening

Stonesong, a literary agency and book production company, is seeking an administrative and editorial intern to work in our Manhattan office two or three days per week and to occasionally read from home for an internship lasting three months. This internship is designed for those able to obtain college credit. We will offer a travel stipend. We offer the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the publishing industry, as well as specifically about author representation and management, evaluating manuscripts and proposals, and general literary agency services. We are always happy to answer questions about the industry, and we involve our interns in discussions about book covers, editorial work, and sales strategies. We also connect successful interns with other publishing professionals, and many of our interns have continued on to jobs at publishing houses or magazines.

 

We are seeking candidates with the following skills: a facility with language and writing, critical reading and thinking, and the ability to organize and sort content. Knowledge of MS Word and Excel is necessary, and knowledge of WordPress is a plus. Our preferred candidate will be someone who is highly motivated and productive, organized, reads a great deal of contemporary commercial fiction, and wants to learn. Tasks include general administrative work such as filing and photocopying, writing correspondence, reading and evaluating submissions from writers, and updating and creating content for the agency website.

 

To apply, please first visit Stonesong.com to familiarize yourself with our books, then send a cover email including the reason(s) are you interested in the internship and the kinds of books you like to read, as well as a resume attached, to sarahpassick@stonesong.com. We will then be in touch with further instructions.

Michael Buckley on NBC LEARN

New York Times bestselling author Michael Buckley of The Sisters Grimm, NERDS, and Kel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stunt Show gave a great interview about his writing process on NBC LEARN: Writers Speak to Kids.

Click here to view!

Smitten Kitchen at Fishs Eddy!

Tuesday night, Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen packed the house at her Fishs Eddy book signing!  The line snaked around the entire store – all the way to the street! Stonesong was proud to be in attendance to support our wonderful author.